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Watch The Trailer For Dave Grohl’s HBO Series Foo Fighters Sonic Highways

Last month, HBO announced that Dave Grohl would produce his own series for the network that would serves as an extension of his Sound City documentary. While recording their eighth album in different cities across the country, Grohl was also interviewing the artists and engineers that work in each studio they went… More »

By: James Rettig / June 1, 2014

Foo Fighters Promise LP8 Not “Some Crazy, Bleak Radiohead Record,” Reveal Collabs With Gary Clark Jr., Zac Brown, Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Dave Grohl sat down with Billboard to talk details about the ambitious plan for the Foo Fighters' next album and the HBO documentary series that will go along with it. "As we were coming down from the success of the last record, I thought, 'Now we have license to get weird.' If we… More »

By: James Rettig / May 26, 2014

Foo Fighters LP8 Details: 8 Songs In 8 Cities, Feat. Local Legends, Out This Fall

Yesterday, we reported that Dave Grohl would have his own HBO show, a sort of spinoff of his documentary Sound City. As it turns out, that wasn't quite right, though the show will certainly have some of that movie's flavor. Instead, it details the creation of the forthcoming Foo Fighters album, the band's eighth. More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 15, 2014

Rock & Roll Made Safer: Foo Fighters Record With Joe Walsh, Dave Grohl Gets An HBO Show

Mastodon frontman Brent Hinds recently posted on his Instagram a photo of Dave Grohl, with the meme caption, "Making rock n roll safer with every red carpet all star jam." (Hinds has since deleted the image from his own feed, but that's it above.) Coming from Hinds, the jab feels slightly pot-kettle-black-ish, as Mastodo… More »

By: Michael Nelson / May 14, 2014

Watch Video From Nirvana & Friends’ Secret Show At Saint Vitus Last Night

Last night, the surviving members of Nirvana made a surprising and awesome decision. On their way into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, those members played the ceremony, with a succession of badass ladies filling in for Kurt Cobain: Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, St. Vincent, Lorde. And after the ceremony, this mutant versio… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 11, 2014

Watch Nirvana Play With Lorde, St. Vincent, Kim Gordon, & Joan Jett At Their Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

So the 2014 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony happened at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, and this year, it's relevant to your interests! As you might have heard, Nirvana were inducted by R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe ("They were singular and loud and melodic and deeply original," he said of the band), and after muchMore »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 11, 2014

Watch Dave Grohl & Krist Novoselic On The Tonight Show

Tonight, Nirvana will enter the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, possibly performing with Joan Jett filling in for Kurt Cobain. All this week, Jimmy Fallon is welcoming incoming Hall Of Famers to The Tonight Show, and last night, Nirvana's Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic were there to sit on Fallon's couch for a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 10, 2014

Watch Stevie Nicks And Jimmy Fallon (As Tom Petty) Recreate The “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” Video

This week The Tonight Show has booked talent from the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony, which goes down in Brooklyn Thursday night. Stevie Nicks was Jimmy Fallon's musical guest tonight; at the Rock Hall event she'll pay tribute to Linda Rondstadt, who will not be attending because her Parkinson's disease make… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 10, 2014

Looks Like Joan Jett Will Front Nirvana At The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Earlier today we launched a poll asking who you think will front the surviving members of Nirvana when the band performs at the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame induction this Thursday. Now we have evidence that suggests at least one singer will be Joan Jett. Today @FooFighters Instagrammed a photo of instruments, presumably… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 8, 2014

Vandal Who Defaced Dave Grohl Alley Will Face “Very Unique” Punishment

In Warren, Ohio, where Dave Grohl was born, there's an alley named after Grohl, and it's full of Grohl-themed artwork, including a vaguely terrifying metal sculpture of the man. Recently, some disgruntled local vandalized the alley, leaving spraypaint on all of the art. And in a local newscast, the retired Police Sergeant Joe O'Grady claim… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 7, 2014

Courtney Love Downplays Hole Reunion Talk, Vows To Join Foe Dave Grohl Onstage At Nirvana’s Rock Hall Induction

A few months ago, Courtney Love gave Hole fans something to be excited about when she confirmed in a Facebook Q&A that she was "slowly, steadily" reuniting with the band's Celebrity Skin-era lineup of Eric Erlandson, Patty Schemel, and Melissa Auf Der Maur. Then in an interview earlier this month, Love mentioned that… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 7, 2014

R&R HOF Inductees Dave Grohl & Krist Novoselic, Yusuf Islam, Kiss To Do Fallon This Week

On Thursday night, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame will induct its 2014 class at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, which means just about everyone who's still alive and going into the Hall is in New York this week. Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show is taking advantage of that fact and booking an incoming Hall Of… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 7, 2014

The 10 Best Nirvana Songs

The story goes something like this: Sheriff Kurt moseys into town just long enough to purge the spandex-clad outlaws before riding off into the sunset forever, leaving behind the Clinton Administration, Lollapalooza, and lucrative major label deals for flannel-flyin' underdogs everywhere. More »

By: James Jackson Toth / April 4, 2014

Split Single’s Jason Narducy Has The Sexiest Elbows In Rock

Besides fronting Split Single (Britt Daniel's other other band), indie-rock veteran Jason Narducy is a member of the Bob Mould Band and Superchunk and has logged time playing with Verbow, Robert Pollard, and Telekinesis. That's an illustrious career, and judging from the very funny new Split Single promo video, it seems Narducy has accumulated… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 18, 2014

Dave Grohl Joins New Hardcore/Metal Supergroup Teenage Time Killer

Dave Grohl is one of the many, many veterans of the '80s thrash and hardcore scenes who's part of Teenage Time Killer, a new supergroup spearheaded by Corrosion Of Conformity's Mike Dean and Reed Mullin. Blabbermouth reports that Grohl has recorded the instrumental parts for a forthcoming record at his Studio 606 studio, using… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 18, 2014

Watch Dave Grohl, Eurythmics, Katy Perry Cover The Beatles On The Night That Changed America

Last night, on the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four's performance on Ed Sullivan, CBS aired The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute To The Beatles. The special, which was filmed in Los Angeles last month, featured performances by Maroon 5, John Mayer, Imagine Dragons, Pharrell Williams & Brad Paisley, Stevie Wonder, and the… More »

By: Miles Bowe / February 10, 2014

Watch NIN, QOTSA, Dave Grohl, & Lindsey Buckingham’s Uncut Grammys Rehearsal

After the Grammys cut off Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age, Lindsey Buckingham, and Dave Grohl's superjam with a sponsor ad, pissing off Trent Reznor, which confused Vampire Weekend, we can finally watch the complete performance that was meant to happen. This rehearsal footage of "Copy Of A" leading into… More »

By: Miles Bowe / February 3, 2014

Grammys 2014: GIFs & Videos

The Grammys aren't about Grammys -- the vast majority of them aren't even given out during the televised ceremony. (UPDATE: Here's who won, though.) No, the Grammys are about the performances, and this year is looking pretty stacked. Here we'll be posting videos of the live sets including Daft Punk (with Pharrell, Nile Rodgers,… More »

By: Stereogum / January 26, 2014

Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age, Dave Grohl, & Lindsey Buckingham To Close The Grammys Together

As SPIN reports, one very tough, smartly selected lineup of aging rock dudes will assemble this Sunday night to end the Grammy Awards broadcast. Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age, Dave Grohl, and Fleetwood Mac O.G. Lindsey Buckingham have intersected in various configurations over the years -- Grohl playing drums on QOTSA'… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 21, 2014

Watch Video From Foo Fighters’ Surprise Show At A California Pizza Place

Yelp tells me that Rock & Roll Pizza in Moorpark, CA is where you can enjoy good food and good music. It has "no razzle-dazzle made up garbage" as one person put it, and many promise that with its live music, the place makes for a good way to spend your Friday or Saturday night. More »

By: Miles Bowe / December 10, 2013